Saturday, February 14, 2009

The Recent Diocesan Conference in Jacksonville... St. Justin Martyr Orthodox Church included the tonsuring of Fr. Mark Christian as Reader by His Eminence, the Most Reverend DMITRI, Archbishop of Dallas and the South, followed by his ordination as Sub-Deacon and Deacon by His Beatitude, the Most Blessed JONAH, Archbishop of New York and Washington and Metropolitan of All America and Canada.

This represents a tremendous milestone in our life as a mission congregation in Baton Rouge. Father Deacon's ordination to the Holy Order of Priests has been scheduled for Sunday, February 22 at St. Seraphim Cathedral in Dallas.

There will be no services in Baton Rouge this weekend, February 21-22.

Schedule for February 28-March 1:

Saturday, February 28: Great Vespers at 5:00 PM

Forgiveness Sunday (Cheesefare), March 1:

The Adult Class WILL NOT MEET. New Schedule TBA

Hours at 9:40 AM

Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM, followed by Forgiveness Vespers